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Mar 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
passengers every day and they're rightly protesting this bone-headed change as is the federal law enforcement officers association. and how long until the nra get in and says, hey, air travelers being unarmed is a threat to their civil liberties. most of the policy change makes sense. now you can bring on board souvenir baseball bats, pool cues, golf clubs, but still no box cutters, no razor blades, no knives that don't fold and no water from outside because stuff. some said the change to allow small pocket knives comes because they're not dangerous. oh. others said small knives are hard for the tsa to detect. so allowing them lowers the tsa's failure rate. oh, that, boys and girls, is what you call moving the goalposts. the tsa's job is to make us safer. this does not do that. and frankly it contributes to my sense that they're doing this sort of kabuki theater or security theater. the faa is also not keeping us safer with the absurd continuation of the ban on using electronic devices during takeoff and landing. why can i read a book, a printed book, but not an ereader? because it emits elec
Mar 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
against women act into law and offering a hearty thank you to his vice president joe biden who, of course, had originally drafted that very bill. >> reporter: yeah, martin, i think that that was -- there were some emotional moments certainly during that bill signing ceremony. vice president biden introduced the original bill back in 1994, and then it had some trouble passing. republicans weren't willing to pass it. finally it did pass, and the president today sort of celebrating the bill, talking about the fact that it represents an expansion of preventing violence against women but also same-sex couples, also for those who live on tribal lands. so this really represents an expansion of the violence against women act so the president celebrating that today. martin? >> kristin welker live for us at the white house. >> reporter: thanks, martin. >> much more ahead. first, sue herera has the cnbc market wrap. >> good afternoon. good to see you. another positive day on wall street today. which means, of course, that the d dow settled at another record high. the dow is up 33 points. the s&p up
Mar 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
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Mar 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
the federal law against bribing foreign officials. professor, can you imagine the coverage of that story were mr. romney today president romney? >> well, yeah. first of all, blaming the media is like blaming the refs, number one. number two, this is a really interesting story to me because i think mr. romney should answer for this because of the sort of high level of the actual charge. we knew that mr. adelson had business interests overseas, particularly in china, but if he's been accused of bribing officials and when you couple that with the ways in which he tried to impact our national election by funding mitt romney, by funding other folk along the way, that makes his business dealings and his political interests of national interest for us, and so i hope people will ask mr. romney to answer for this but i also hope we press the sort of exploration and investigation of this to get to the bottom of it. >> this is not the last we're going to hear of the great mitt romney, john, because as you know he will be speaking this friday at about 1:00 p.m. at a very important gathering of conservati
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